Today’s Headlines

  • CA approves new climate measures (NY Times)
  • “Demand response” helps avert blackouts – with attention, we can easily conserve energy (Bloomberg)
    • Even with energy demand surging (Bloomberg)
  • Electric vehicles are adding only a small amount of demand to the grid (Spectrum News)
  • Other states consider adopting CA’s ban on sales of new gas cars (Spectrum, PBS)
  • CA approves SANDAG regional plan that includes local road user charge (The Coast News)
  • Universal basic mobility is fundamental and necessary (CityFi)
  • California to offer e-bike incentives (KPBS)
  • E-bikes could be a “gateway” to more human-centered planning (Treehugger)
  • Skepticism about potential tax break for being car-free (LAist)
  • Generation gap over what a car means (NY Times)
  • BART celebrates 50 years with swag, discounts, arcades (Mercury News)
  • BART needs to work with changing commute schedules (SF Chronicle)
  • BART extension to San Jose coming into focus (Planetizen)
  • CA police killed nearly 1,000 people in 6 years (SF Chronicle)
  • CA could allow vacant strip malls to be redeveloped as housing (Smart Cities Dive)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF